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Ashes 2019: England bowled out for 258 by Australia in Lord’s Test

08 August, 2019 4:25 am 4:25 am

LORD’s – England’s fragile batting again buckled on day two of the second Ashes Test against Australia at Lord’s. Opener Rory Burns made a battling 53, only to be part of a collapse of four wickets for 46 runs that left the home side 138-6. England partially recovered through a stand of 72 between Jonny … Read More



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England’s Anderson frustrated by niggling calf injury

08 August, 2019 7:26 pm 7:26 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – England fast bowler James Anderson said he was filled with guilt and frustration after being ruled out of the second Ashes test against Australia because of a calf injury that limited his participation in the series opener. The 37-year-old, who missed a warm-up match with Ireland and struggled to be fit for … Read More



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England’s Anderson ruled out of second Ashes Test

08 August, 2019 4:48 pm 4:48 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – England fast bowler James Anderson has been ruled out of the second Ashes Test due to a calf injury, the country’s cricket board (ECB) said on Tuesday. Anderson, who had struggled to be fit for the series opener against Australia at Edgbaston, pulled up injured on day one of the first test, … Read More



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Lyon rips through England as Australia win first Ashes Test

08 August, 2019 9:32 pm 9:32 pm

BIRMINGHAM (Reuters) – Australia spinner Nathan Lyon made light work of England’s batting line-up as the hosts were bowled out for 146 in their second innings, losing the first Ashes Test by 251 runs to give the visitors a 1-0 lead in the series. Chasing the second highest successful run chase in Ashes history (398), … Read More



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Smith, Wade centuries put Australia in charge of first Ashes Test

08 August, 2019 2:47 am 2:47 am

BIRMINGHAM (92 News) – Steve Smith hit his second century of the Test match, and Matthew Wade also notched a ton, as Australia seized momentum and opened up a formidable lead over England in the first Test at Edgbaston. Smith (142) became the first player to record twin Ashes hundreds since Matthew Hayden in 2002, … Read More



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Burns maiden ton helps England take initiative in Ashes Test opener

08 August, 2019 11:09 pm 11:09 pm

BIRMINGHAM (Reuters) – Rory Burns smashed an unbeaten maiden Test century as England gained the upper hand in the first Ashes Test by finishing day two on 267-4, trailing Australia by just 17 runs on Friday. Jason Roy’s first Ashes innings never really got going as he was out for 10, before Joe Root benefited … Read More



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Proud Smith revels in ‘one of my best hundreds’

08 August, 2019 10:07 am 10:07 am

After scoring a fantastic 144 on his return to Test cricket, Australia batsman Steve Smith rated the knock as one of the best of his 24 centuries. While the innings had all the hallmarks of a classic, it was the circumstances that it came in that made it more memorable for Smith, who last played … Read More



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England call up Archer for Ashes opener, Stokes reinstated

07 July, 2019 4:16 pm 4:16 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Speedster Jofra Archer received his maiden call-up to the England test squad for the Ashes series opener against Australia while all-rounder Ben Stokes was reappointed Joe Root’s deputy on Saturday.  Barbados-born Archer was one of the standout performers in England’s maiden 50-overs World Cup triumph earlier this month. The 24-year-old, who claimed … Read More



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England, bowl out, Ireland, 38, seal, Test, victory

England bowl out Ireland for 38 to seal Test victory

07 July, 2019 7:46 pm 7:46 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Ireland’s dream of pulling off one of the biggest shocks in the history of Test cricket by beating England at Lord’s were shattered as they collapsed to 38 all out to lose by 143 runs on Friday. On a murky morning, Ireland made a dream start when Stuart Thompson ended England’s second … Read More



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Ireland in command after bowling England out for 85

07 July, 2019 9:22 am 9:22 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Ireland enjoyed a fairytale opening day in their first ever test match against England as they bowled out the hosts for 85 before building a healthy lead at sweltering Lord’s. The euphoria of 10 days ago after England’s nerve-jangling World Cup final win over New Zealand, turned to stunned disbelief as Ireland … Read More



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Cricket, Ireland, build, lead, England, 85

Cricket: Ireland build lead after England dismissed for 85

07 July, 2019 9:16 pm 9:16 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Ireland were in a dominant position at tea on the first day of their four-day Test against England at Lord’s after bowling the hosts out for 85 and then reaching 127-2 in reply on Wednesday. In a dream start to their first test match against England, Tim Murtagh took five for 13 … Read More



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If we’d lost, I didn’t know how I’d play cricket again: B...

07 July, 2019 8:45 am 8:45 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Jos Buttler, the England wicket-keeper batsman, revealed he was struggling with fear of failure before the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 final against New Zealand last week. While England went on to win the tournament and lift their maiden men’s World Cup, Buttler, who scored 59 runs and affected a match-winning … Read More



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Sri Lankan umpire confesses his umpiring error in World Cup final

07 July, 2019 5:46 pm 5:46 pm

LONDON (92 News) – Sri Lankan umpire Kumar Dharmasena confessed that there was a judgemental error as England were awarded six runs from an overthrow. However, he also said that he will never regret the decision, which turned out to be a turning point in the match. It is pertinent to mention here that during … Read More



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Stokes set for knighthood after Cup heroics

07 July, 2019 12:17 pm 12:17 pm

LONDON (92 News) – Ben Stokes is set to become Sir Ben Stokes for his World Cup heroics after the two contenders to be the next prime minister of the UK said they would give the all-rounder a knighthood. It is noteworthy Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, one of whom will replace outgoing Prime Minister … Read More



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Strauss says Morgan’s future is entirely his decision

07 July, 2019 9:50 am 9:50 am

LONDON (ICC) – Andrew Strauss, the former England captain, has said that the limited-overs incumbent Eoin Morgan has earned the right to decide if he wants to continue as England captain in the shorter formats. Under Morgan’s leadership, England created history by lifting the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup trophy for the first time in … Read More



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